Past Events

Recent Trends Among the Unsheltered in Los Angeles

In this remote conversation on May 18, 2022, RAND experts Jason Ward, Rick Garvey, and Sarah Hunter discussed their new report that shares findings from data collected among the unsheltered in Los Angeles neighborhoods including Hollywood, Skid Row, and Venice.


Honoring Michael D. Rich

On April 13, 2022, RAND hosted a special celebration in honor of president and CEO Michael Rich. Supporters, friends, and family members gathered at Hotel Casa del Mar in Santa Monica to pay tribute to Michael.

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Celebrating the Leadership of Michael D. Rich

On March 23, 2022, RAND supporters and friends gathered at the United States Institute of Peace to celebrate the leadership of Michael Rich, RAND’s president and CEO who is stepping down this year.

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Mitigating the National Security Risks of Truth Decay

On February 9 and 10, 2022, RAND supporters Roni Haggart and Chuck Work, and Barbara Zwick and Janus and Joe Greer, hosted events in Naples and Coral Gables, Florida. The events featured a discussion with RAND researcher Todd C. Helmus, who spoke about the national security risks of Truth Decay. Helmus highlighted recent foreign disinformation attacks against the United States, identified how the U.S. and social media companies have responded, and detailed critical vulnerabilities that remain.


Back to the RAND Future

RAND hosted a special gathering on November 11, 2021 for supporters of the RAND Legacy Society, a group of donors who have made planned gifts to benefit RAND, Pardee RAND, or both.

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A Conversation on Veterans Policy

RAND celebrated the launch of the RAND Epstein Family Veterans Policy Research Institute with an event hosted by Michael Leiter, chair of the RAND Board of Trustees, and trustee Chuck Hagel. The event was held in Washington, D.C., on October 27, 2021, and featured a discussion on veterans policy issues with the institute’s directors and other special guests.

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America’s Response to Terrorism

For the past two decades, U.S. counterterrorism strategy has largely been focused on fighting terrorists abroad. But the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol laid bare the extremist threat at home, fueling momentum for new approaches to confront domestic terrorism. RAND hosted a conversation with Brian Michael Jenkins and Rajeev Ramchand in New York City on October 6, 2021, where they discussed the evolving terrorism threat.